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no a man accused of touching himself outside an anne arundel elementary school, how you scan help police find him. >> he worked to make shower we could live long, long lives and his ended way too soon. tonight the murder of a researcher. >> there's a new reason for parents to pay void bottles and other -- avoid bottles and other products with bpa. >> the skies were dark. the air was humid for most of the day. >> we're looking at downtown bel air. will we have rain? will it clear up? let's check in with wyatt. >> it depends on where you are right now. we have weather going down in caroline county and in eastern
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dorchester county and eastern talbot county. so we are seeing intense weather in parts of the state. this is the narrow band that has produced damaging winds. we have had a tornado watch but haven't seen much in the way of tornadic activity. a tornado watch is in effect just for the eastern most part of the state for another hour or so through 7:00. the radar picture, you seat storm line pushing out, but there's rain on the back side. we're not completely clear, but we see the worst of the weather pushing east and over the eastern shore toward delaware. for more on the situation, let's head over to meteorologist mike masco. >> that will be the problem for the rest of the evening. that's the spot we'll have to cope an eye on as annapolis' high tide comes in a little
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after 8:00. the winds have been a big issue all day, southerly winds between 15 and 20 miles an hour. sustained winds at 23. all that wind pushing the close is a peek waters along the immediate shore between harford county down in anne arundel county and here are the high tides after midnight, havre de grace and ft. mchenry. tidal cycles running one to three feet. we'll send it over to wyatt. >> absolutely, that's the other aspect of the weather we have to watch for, the coastal concerns. the hour by hour forecast through the overnight period will clear conditions out and we want to remind you to check out our storm shield weather app as well as our weather app. they're available now at the itune store or in the google play store. if you have android, you can get the storm shield app.
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>> the wind blowing hard enough that we've been dealing with restrictions on the bay bridge for most of the day. we're taking a look at 50 at sandy point. the traffic is moving okay. officials say they will keep watch of the weather all night long, blocking lanes and some of your neighbors are still without power. in anne arundel county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that
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man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have been there during school hours and we not know about it. >> reporter: county police have a new initiative called operation cotter that will deal with situations like this.
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>> targeting nuisance activity and communities surrounding schools. drug activity, loitering, loud music, vandalize -- vandalism. >> in odenton, don harrison, abc2 news. >> if you have information about the man call 410-222-6155. also, police are looking for a man who tried to ab district a woman in glen burnie last night. a woman said a man in a white work van tried to pull her into the van. it happened about 10:00 near 5th and del mar avenues. the woman struggled and was able to get away. police searched the area but
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didn't find the van or the man. a white work van with a lad per rack, holding a ladder, tinted windows and a sliding side door. if you see anyone, you're asked to call crime stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup. dr. -- dr. 51-year-old peter marvit very smart manlt he was shot and killed. baltimore police said they zoo have much to go on because it appeared to be a random murder. someone pulled the trigger several times. police were there looking for anything they cop fiefnltd police are passing out crime stoppers fliers hoping somebody
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saw something. >> an individual who has given quite a lot to society. we're investigating this death just like we do any other. if's a heinous crime and atypical for the community. >> if you think you can help solve this case, there is a $2,000 reward. call crime stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup. the man police said shot somebody inside the morgan state university student center last week is in police custody right now. police have not released his picture but they say kelly ellerbe shot another man in the stomach while playing pool. the victim was visiting a cousin. a pair of suspects remain at large after beating an eldersberg man in his driveway. neighbors heard the man calling out for help and discovered him covered in bloo.d he said this began innocently enough when a
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man and woman appeared at his door. >> they knocked on the dispore and wanted to use the phone. after he said no, he closed the door. then later on he came back out to leave, and then that's when the guys came behind him, i think, and hit him over the head with the gun, the barrel of the gun. >> doctors treatedded unidentified victim at carroll hospital center and has since been released. now to a consumer alert. parents, we know exercise and healthy diets are important for keeping kids health thy with their weight but a study said bpa shuz be added -- should be added to it. they said bisphenol a could be linked to obesity and kid cost have higher levels because on average they drink more sodas
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and eat more microwave meals. teachers in chicago are preparing to vote on a contract. they're finding support from teach ares in baltimore. tomorrow a judge may rule on a possible injunction to and the strike but shar ron black with baltimore's people's assembly said more people should be siding with the teachers. >> they're striking over issues like class size, like conditions in schools. a lot of them are upset over school closings in chicago. that's a big issue. some of them are in baltimore city. >> now a hearing is scheduled for tomorrow morning at 10:30 to make a decision on whether or not the teachers will be forced to and that strike. >> baltimore schools are in session. it's sometime for the baltimore book festival. there will be a new emphasis on science fiction. >> the addition of the science
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fiction and fantasy writers of america and i know we have people who will love this and many literary genres. >> the book fest will start september 28th and goes through the 30th in beautiful mt. vernon. there you go. you've probably heard the consider reason -- korean pop style gangnam style. the school has a tradition of making spirit videos moving up to the big game -- no exception. they're taking on bmi. >> i like their version better. >> all right. hey, they hit the field hard, unbelievable.
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but the ravens are working on spreading awareness about the dangers of concussions. what they just announced to keep athletes of any age on the field. >> it's been years since approved by the fda. now a new diet drug is available. who the weight loss drug is dined -- designed to work for.
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you're looking live in annapolis. used to run down the
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cobblestone. the full forecast coming up in three minutes. kelly? it's no longer for kids to just take a hit on the field handshake it off. concussion is a huge shall you these days. the ravens are leading a new charge to make sure student athletes are sai. ravens have teamed up with med star sports medicine giving the concussion program a $125,000 grant. it will make sure parents, kids and coaches note signs of concussion and will cover baseline testing so doctors can have a before and after comparison. >> i think the human brain will always be a step ahead of us. i don't think we'll understand everything there is to know about sports concussion and their effects. >> as part of the partnership, the ravens and med star handed out 150 clipboards to area
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athletic directors and coaches and also an action plan for we a kid take as hit. here at abc2 we have much more on concussion awareness on our website. just head to abc2news.com/concussion. we have a special session for everything from recognizing the signs of a concussion to the latest information on the risk for student athletes. all right. the orioles are out in seattle, a half game bee behind the -- behind the yankees. this month, in the month of september, that is 18 days old, orioles fans have bought more home team gear except for the yankees and san francisco giants. for anyone looking to lose weight there's a new diet drug on the market.
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the fda approved the pill to be obtained with a prescription, only approved for patients with a body mass index of 27 or higher or have at least one weight related health condition. all right. let's start off with a check of maryland ace most popular radar. let me step out for a second and you can get that back to the top graphic, mike. thank you. here it; the radar picture, i wanted to show you out of the gates. you can see the line of storms from dover to caroline county. this is a narrow band of intense weather, quickly through your area. you probably saw the heavy downpour. you may have heard one rumble of thunder, minimal lightning. just one county left. it's caroline warning. that warning for denton south
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toward her i-lock -- herlock. that will be canceled before that time. caroline county. other than that, we are warning free across the state and still with a brief period of tornado watch across lower delmarva. we've been fortunate to see limited activity in the way of tornadoes. to the east the line will push out toward the beaches. we will be clearing out. although keel -- we'll see wind. the winds coming up. that's had an impact with coastal flood concerns. let's head over to mike masco. >> the winds in excess of 50 miles an hour, so still some damaging winds with is that line. we had damaging winds across much of the state through the course of the afternoon. the storms started out around middletown. that marched through german town. we had a 48-mile-an-hour wind gust in baltimore. bell hair clocked 47, close to
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50. kent island close to 50 and bowie, a 50-mile-an-hour wind gust. the winds have come down. coastal harford county, baltimore county, anne arundel county, annapolis included, are a under a coastal flood warning. some of the high tides after 5, after midnight in havre de grace. ft. mchenry, annapolis a little after 8:00. running between one to three feet above average. if you live in an area prone tod inning, especially toward middle river, be aware of that. wyatt, back to you. great advice when you get to that range, that's where you'll have issues. as we look at the high temperatures today we did push
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80. the temperatures are about to change descra plat -- descra -- dramatically. we'll continue to see the showers, the remaining rain kick out to sea. it will be a clear and bricks start, breezy with temperatures in the 50s. it's all dry weather. this is what we will be for the rest of the weekend. 72. sun, breezy but cooler in the morning. it's going to be quite cooler. tomorrow night upper 40s on the board. how's that. sunshine dominates through friday. then this weekend we're going to begin fall, saturday morning officially. the fall equinox. there will be showers late saturday. that will clear out quickly and
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really, we're looking at pretty good weather for ravens game sunday night. >> he's done. all right. listen, it debuted last night. if you didn't catch the first episode of the list, you can check it out. here is a sneak peek. cup company on the list, marylanders are finding ways to go green and have clean energy and what is the best burger in baltimore? we have a couple tips coming up tonight at 7:00 on the list. >> how about that. with a few days away from this year's emmy awards right here sunday nierkts it got the folks at "20/20" thinking about the best shows. >> tonight barbara walters will reveal the winners. here's look at one of barbara's interviews, saturday night live's -- >> who's idea was it to do sarah
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palin? >> america's idea. >> the oared -- audience insisted on it. >> okay. that's enough. that's too much now. >> do you think the kind of impersonations that your stars have done of presidential candidates of political figures including sarah palin have influenced the -- >> oh, that's a t >> watch it and then steek around for -- stick around for us. what time? >> 11:00. >> all right. we'll be right back. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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here's a look at what we're working on. >> we'll show you the insurance check changes that might have some homeowners trying to get the money needed to fix their homes. this was a day that featured damaging straightline winds. we didn't seat tornado. that's good and minimal lightning, which can cause a lot of damage. right now the wind line pushing out of maryland into delaware over the lower eastern shore including caroline county.
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clearing out overnight. i think we'll be looking at a breezy cool start down in the 50s. dress warm in the morning. >> breezy. >> we'll see uptonight at 11.
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